Hans Jensen


Brief Life History of Hans

When Hans Jensen was born in 1778, his father, Jens Hansen, was 33 and his mother, Birthe Christensdatter, was 29. He married Karen Andreasdatter on 18 July 1806, in Hårby, Båg, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters.

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Hans Jensen
Karen Andreasdatter
Marriage: 18 July 1806
Kirsten Hansdatter
Birthe Hansdatter
Kirstine Hansdatter
Birthe Hansdatter
Karen Hansen
Jens Hansen

Sources (7)

  • Hans Jensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Hans Jensen in entry for Birthe Hansd, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Hans Jensen in entry for Karen Hansd, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 July 1806Hårby, Båg, Odense, Denmark
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 11

    The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

    Age 14

    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.


    Age 36

    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

    English: variant of Jennison .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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